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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From June 5

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 6, 1919)

  • State Highway Plan Endorsed by Civic Body: Chamber of Commerce Favors $40,000,000 Bond Issue for Completion of State Highway
  • Six More Days Until Close of Santa Clara News‘ Circulation Campaign: Two Days Left to Apply Triple Votes: Contestants Find Advertising in the News Brings Results
  • Congress Honors Santa Clara County’s Eighth District Representative, Hugh S. Hersman
  • Military School Proves Popular: Apply at Army Recruiting Station in San Jose
  • Merchant Marine Needs Men
  • New War Savings Stamps to be Issued Soon
  • Referendum Petition Against Prohibition has Many Names: California Grape Protection Association Circulates Petition Against the Sheppard Bone-Dry National Constitutional Amendment and the Harris Enabling Act
  • Santa Clara High School Faculty Announced: Charles Townsend to be Principal
  • Santa Clara Banker, A. Massoni, Weds Oakland Belle, Miss Louise Saturno
  • Chautauqua Club Holds Last Meeting of Year on Topic: ‘The Making of Wills’

 

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (June 4, 1969)

  • City Manager Proposes Record $31-Million for Santa Clara’s 1969-70 Operating Budget — Almost $9-Million More than Last Year
  • Tax Opposition Demands Santa Clara Sign Permits:  Group Opposing the Proposed SCUSD 95-cent Tax Hike Election Frustrated in Attempts to Put Up Their Anti-Tax Campaign Signs
  • Wreckers Level Landmark: Sweet Demolition Company Demolishes Century-old Stephens House on Monroe at El Camino
  • Center Awaits Urban Renewal Study, Funds:  Parks & Recreation Department Director Earl Carmichael Says Delay in Proceeding with Plans for a Community Recreation Center in Central Park Due to Lack of Funds Plus Waiting to See if Santa Clara University Builds Downtown Auditorium and Determination of What Will be Built on the Former Fremont School Site.
  • Assistant Director of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency, Virgil McDowell. Resigns to Take Job with Los Angeles Redevelopment Agency
  • Citizens Advisory Committee Investigates Why ‘Scientology’ Group Extracts So Much Money from its Teen and Adult Followers
  • Fundraiser at Red Barn Restaurant, 2005 El Camino Real, to Benefit Triton Museum
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